The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 103 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 50 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.75% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 3.85% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 71
Average daily rate £513 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 94 (64.38%) Linux
2 81 (55.48%) Python
3 68 (46.58%) Unix
4 61 (41.78%) Finance
5 51 (34.93%) Bash Shell
6 50 (34.25%) Puppet
7 44 (30.14%) Java
8 41 (28.08%) Banking
9 40 (27.40%) SQL
10 37 (25.34%) DevOps
11 36 (24.66%) Oracle
12 32 (21.92%) Windows
12 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
13 31 (21.23%) Git (software)
13 31 (21.23%) Ruby
14 29 (19.86%) Red Hat
15 27 (18.49%) Sybase
15 27 (18.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (17.12%) Shell Script
16 25 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (16.44%) Subversion
18 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
19 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
19 21 (14.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 19 (13.01%) Configuration Management
20 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
20 19 (13.01%) Equities
21 18 (12.33%) VMware
22 17 (11.64%) Front Office

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.22%) Apache
2 9 (6.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.74%) nginx
6 3 (2.05%) JBoss
6 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.05%) SAS
6 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.37%) Confluence
7 2 (1.37%) IIS
7 2 (1.37%) Node.js
7 2 (1.37%) WMQI
8 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SPSS
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.68%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.68%) Kondor
2 1 (0.68%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.05%) GitHub
3 3 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.05%) IaaS
4 2 (1.37%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) LDAP
2 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.16%) Firewall
3 9 (6.16%) HTTP
4 8 (5.48%) DNS
4 8 (5.48%) SSL
5 7 (4.79%) FTP
6 5 (3.42%) Internet
7 4 (2.74%) SAN
8 3 (2.05%) IPsec
8 3 (2.05%) Multicast
8 3 (2.05%) SSH
8 3 (2.05%) VPN
9 2 (1.37%) BGP
9 2 (1.37%) DHCP
9 2 (1.37%) LAN
9 2 (1.37%) OSPF
9 2 (1.37%) SMTP
9 2 (1.37%) Unicast
10 1 (0.68%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.59%) MySQL
4 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.85%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.79%) DB2
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.42%) Big Data
10 4 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.74%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.05%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.37%) HBase
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
2 31 (21.23%) Git (software)
3 24 (16.44%) Subversion
4 15 (10.27%) JIRA
5 13 (8.90%) Ant
6 11 (7.53%) ClearCase
7 8 (5.48%) ClearQuest
7 8 (5.48%) Gradle
8 6 (4.11%) Hudson
8 6 (4.11%) Maven
8 6 (4.11%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.05%) Selenium
11 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.37%) GitLab
11 2 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (41.78%) Finance
2 41 (28.08%) Banking
3 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
4 17 (11.64%) Front Office
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (23.97%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (10.27%) Administrator
4 14 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 11 (7.53%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.85%) Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Database Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (6.85%) Sybase Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.16%) Release Manager
8 9 (6.16%) Unix Administrator
9 8 (5.48%) Build and Release Manager
9 8 (5.48%) Build Manager
9 8 (5.48%) Database Programmer
9 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Programmer
10 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.85%) HTML
2 9 (6.16%) Middleware
2 9 (6.16%) Web Services
3 8 (5.48%) J2EE
4 6 (4.11%) JMS
4 6 (4.11%) Servlets
4 6 (4.11%) Spring
5 5 (3.42%) JSP
5 5 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (3.42%) XML
6 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.74%) CGI
6 4 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.74%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (2.74%) REST
7 3 (2.05%) .NET
7 3 (2.05%) Celery
7 3 (2.05%) SOAP
7 3 (2.05%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (13.01%) Equities
3 13 (8.90%) Derivative
3 13 (8.90%) Fixed Income
4 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.16%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.42%) Clustering
8 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.05%) User Experience
10 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.37%) W3C
11 1 (0.68%) BBC
11 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.68%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 94 (64.38%) Linux
2 68 (46.58%) Unix
3 32 (21.92%) Windows
4 27 (18.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (10.96%) Solaris
6 11 (7.53%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.16%) CentOS
8 8 (5.48%) Windows Server
9 7 (4.79%) SUSE
10 6 (4.11%) AIX
11 4 (2.74%) Debian
12 2 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.37%) VMS
12 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.34%) DevOps
2 25 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (13.01%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (10.27%) Analytics
7 12 (8.22%) Migration
8 9 (6.16%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (6.16%) Open Source
8 9 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.16%) Release Management
9 8 (5.48%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.48%) Web Operations
10 7 (4.79%) ETL
10 7 (4.79%) ITIL
10 7 (4.79%) OO
10 7 (4.79%) Project Management
11 6 (4.11%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (4.11%) Low Latency
11 6 (4.11%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.48%) Python
2 51 (34.93%) Bash Shell
3 44 (30.14%) Java
4 40 (27.40%) SQL
5 31 (21.23%) Ruby
6 25 (17.12%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.22%) C#
7 12 (8.22%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
9 10 (6.85%) C++
9 10 (6.85%) PHP
10 8 (5.48%) Scala
11 7 (4.79%) Korn
12 6 (4.11%) C
13 5 (3.42%) Bourne shell
14 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.37%) Groovy
15 2 (1.37%) Jython
15 2 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) CCNA
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.68%) PMP
2 1 (0.68%) RHCE
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.16%) Docker
2 9 (6.16%) NFS
3 6 (4.11%) Samba
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.42%) vSphere
5 4 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.05%) vCloud
6 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.37%) iptables
7 2 (1.37%) Postfix
8 1 (0.68%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (34.25%) Puppet
2 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.85%) Ansible
4 9 (6.16%) Nagios
5 4 (2.74%) yum
6 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.37%) Mesos
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.37%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.68%) Cacti
7 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.68%) Control-M
7 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.68%) Icinga
7 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.68%) RANCID
7 1 (0.68%) systemd
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Oracle
2 29 (19.86%) Red Hat
3 27 (18.49%) Sybase
4 18 (12.33%) VMware
5 16 (10.96%) Veritas
6 8 (5.48%) DataSynapse
6 8 (5.48%) Reuters
7 7 (4.79%) Cisco
8 6 (4.11%) IBM
9 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.42%) Sun
10 4 (2.74%) EMC
10 4 (2.74%) Teradata
11 3 (2.05%) Dell
11 3 (2.05%) HP
11 3 (2.05%) SAP
12 2 (1.37%) Informatica
12 2 (1.37%) Murex
12 2 (1.37%) Perforce
12 2 (1.37%) TIBCO
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